Three out of four children have experienced death, divorce, separation or abandonment
Children who have suddenly lost a parent have three times the risk of clinical depression
Barr-Harris fills a necessary void in the lives of children and families who have suffered a loss.
Barr-Harris provides over 2,000 hours of therapy annually for grieving Chicago-area children
In therapy, grieving children can talk about their complex feelings in a safe environment
Children who have experienced traumatic loss are at greater risk for substance abuse

Barr-Harris Children’s Grief Center provides counseling services to bereaved children and their families; makes these services accessible to underserved communities; and provides training and consultation about childhood grief for those who work directly with children or indirectly on their behalf.

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